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Re-enactment of John Carlyle Funeral

Title:Re-enactment of John Carlyle Funeral
Date & Time:Sat Oct 27, 2012 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location:Old Town Alexandria
King, Royal and Fairfax Streets
Event Details:In the fall of 1780, death visited Carlyle House and claimed the life of town founder John Carlyle. Step back in time and be a part of this historic funeral as you learn about mourning practices in early America. Admission includes a ghost tour of Old Town Alexandria, during which participants will visit the candlelit Carlyle House, 121 North Fairfax Street, to view the coffin and pay respects to surviving family members. At 9 p.m., return to Carlyle House to escort John Carlyle’s body to the Old Presbyterian Meeting House and visit his lantern-lit grave in the cemetery. Call Alexandria’s Footsteps to the Past at to purchase your ticket.
Contact Person:Jim Bartlinski
Contact Phone No.:703.549.2997
Audience:Anyone may attend
Tags:Halloween, Holiday Event, King Street, Living History, Museums, Old Town, Recreation, Tour

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